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Table 2 NEAT protocol

From: The Nurse Education and Transition (NEAT) model: educating the hospitalized patient with diabetes

1. Assess patient diabetes self-management needs
2. Prioritize learning needs critical to assuring a safe transition to home, e.g., injection skills, identifying and treating hypoglycemia, emergency call numbers, etc.
3. Select appropriate videos accordingly.
4. Deliver and review video/iPad with patient
5. Assess knowledge through teach back with quiz
6. Provide patient/caregivers with “Survival Skill” take home sheet
7. Make appointment for diabetes educator on discharge
8. Document in the electronic medical record